Science Trek


Special | 28m 48s | Video has closed captioning.

We spend about a third of our lives sleeping. Sleep rejuvenates our body and help clean out our brain. But what is sleep? Scientists are studying why we sleep, why we don’t and what sleep really means. Host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests, Dr. Janat O’Donnell and Nancy Nadolski, a Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in sleep issues, will answer students’ questions.

Aired: 05/16/17

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Science Trek is a local public television program presented by IdahoPTV.

Major Funding Provided by the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation and the Idaho National Laboratory

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Science Trek is a place where parents, kids, and educators can watch short, educational videos on a variety of science topics. Every Monday Science Trek releases a new video that introduces children to math, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career potentials in a fun, informative way.